Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Mar 27, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980
This bill was introduced on August 26, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Ohio
Enacted — Signed by the President — Sep 26, 1980
A bill to provide certain requirements for infant formula, and for other purposes.
9/8/1980--Indefinitely postponed in Senate.(Measure indefinitely postponed in Senate, H.R. 6940 passed in lieu) Infant Formula Act of 1980 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to set forth ... Read more >
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2490”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2490 — 96th Congress: Infant Formula Act of 1980. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s2490
“S. 2490 — 96th Congress: Infant Formula Act of 1980.” www.GovTrack.us. 1980. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/96/s2490>
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